Tag: Anger

  • A bit of a rant about “Skivers and Strivers”

    On my way to the studio this afternoon I was listening to the radio and heard something that really annoyed me. I’m not sure what it was, since it was a short journey and I didn’t hear the beginning or end of the programme, but it was someone on Radio 4 talking about “skivers and…

  • Being the Squeaky Wheel

    I’m not going to assume that everyone knows the expression “the squeaky wheel gets ┬áthe grease”, since I actually got through the first 20 years of my life without encountering it. It’s a phrase used to encapsulate the idea that the people who make the most noise are the ones who get what they want.…